Franchise Merchandising Planner

Panama City | Panama | Retail (Back Office)


-Prepare and guide the sell-in for Franchise clients based on Retail assortment plans

-Negotiate suggested buy recommendation with Franchise partners

-Constant analaysis of sell-out data for Franchise doors and provide merchandising recommendations to clients

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible of the assortment planning that goes into Franchise stores in the CAC market cluster
  • Prepare suggested buys for our Franchise partners by using tools and procedures from our own stores. Planner will be in charge of providing recommendations to franchise managers and franchise owners whom together own over 80 stores across CAC.
  • Follow and comply with regional teams guidelines in the implementation of Retail Merchandising strategies in line with Franchise targets. Planner must gather enough knowledge of each market and become a key player applying strong negotiation skills with all the partners to ensure the correct implementation of said guidelines.
  • Constantly analyze sell-out data from Franchise doors and provide recommendations to the General Merchandising Manager and Franchise Manager taking various dimensions into consideration like, consumer- & sell-out trends, key product concepts, space management, category analysis
  • Develop a set of comprehensive Microstrategy reports analyzing product rotation and relevant merchandising KPIs (e.g. Sell-through, Rate-of Sale, Weeks coverage)
  • Constant improvement of product & assortment plan efficiency
  • Monitoring replenishment parameters and stock outs and close cooperation with Order Book to maximize short term business opportunities

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong presentation and persuading skills
  • Commercial driven personality
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Lives and breathes sport and fashion and anticipates consumer trends
  • Language Skills: Spanish mother tongue or very well, English advanced
  • IT Skills: Excel excellent / Word, Excel and PPT Advanced


  • University Degree in related field
  • Functional: minimum 4 years’ experience in Retail, Sales, Distribution and/or Operations
  • Industry: ideally in apparel/fashion/shoes or FMCG
  • Cultural: Ability to work in international environment
  • Exposure: sports, fashion
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The Facts

Jobtitle Franchise Merchandising Planner
Team Retail (Back Office)
Brand adidas Group
Location Panama City
Country Panama
Number 164534
Position Type Full time
Date Aug-31, 2017
Relocation no

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